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let's start with a quick first look at the whether with our meteorologist lisa argen. >> good morning, everyone. from our hd emeryville camera, we have some clouds around but they really aren't allowing any insulation this morning it so we have temperatures in the mid-30s in the north bay valleys. skies are mostly cloudy so we aren't looking at as much fog this morning. the wind shift will allow us to warm up today. we will see numbers warmer than yesterday. we will be in the mid-to upper 60s, above the advantage. tonight with a few clouds around we will keep the fog out of the bay. temperatures will be slightly up tonight and we are on our way to a couple of warmer averages. i'll tell you when the rain is coming pack all coming up. carolyn. >> thank you, lisa. a famous charity under attack this morning. critics say when you drop money in the salvation army's red
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kettle you are supporting an organization that's anti-gay. we are joined live from u.c. berkeley where some students are raising those concerns. >> that's right, carolyn. some students say the salvation army is anti-gay so they don't want the charity on their campus and they don't want their fellow students supporting it. it's actually a push by the student senate that bans the bell ringers on the campus this holiday season. that's after they accused them of discriminating against gay and lesbians in their shelter. last summer an official with the charity told a talk show that according to scripture, gays must die. now students here want two closing donation boxes removed from in front of a campus dorm. cal students we spoke with have mixed reaction to the proposed ban. >> it doesn't mean i always send
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stuff to the salvation army, we've been kind of supportive of that but i didn't know they were anti-gay or homophobic so that's makes it questionable. >> donating to the salvation army doesn't mean your prejudiced against gays and lesbians, it just means you want to help people. >> in a statement to abc7 news, the charity says, quote, the salvation army believes all people are equal, regardless of sexual orientation. we firmly oppose mistreatment of those persons. reporting live, abc7 news. thank you, career. >> yesterday afternoon in oakland on third street between broadway and frankly was the third homicide this weekend in
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oakland. john alston said the shooting has raised concerns about growing crime in oakland. >> nearly four hours after the killing the victim's body was removed and oakland police opened up third street between broadway and franklin. the mid-afternoon shooting took place place a few blocks to the entrance of the square where she just attended a social event. >> i feel unsafe in oakland. there's a lot going on and i'm afraid for my children to walk by themselves. i feel it's not older, younger, no one is safe. >> the crime scene is only about four blocks from police headquarters. officers happened to be in the middle of roll call and they got here rather quickly. >> they found a man in the middle of third street who was shot to death by apparently someone who escaped in a vehicle. some residents heard the gunshots. >> i was just thinking that
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noise we heard could have been gunshots it was pretty loud. then like a couple fire -- sounded like a couple firecrackers going off actually. >> they hoped to see what happened by look at surveillance from a condominium overlooking the scene. there was a seminary student from the east coast with the idea of possibly moving here. >> i'm from d.c. where in the '90s we had all kinds of acts of random violence so this is not something that would dissuade me that contemplating living in the city of oakland because i've seen the rapid turn around the district of columbia has had. >> for oakland this was the third homicide in just two days. abc7 news. oakland police are now teaming with other law enforcement agencies and a private security company to expand patrols in high crime areas. shopping districts in monte clare, piedmont, lakeshore and other areas have seen a rise in
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burglaries, and muggings. they can use all the help they can get, including using patrolled armed cars. >> we see a lot of the various alarm companies driving up and down our street where we live. >> i think it will work. very good idea. pool the resources. >> oakland police are also depending on the alameda county sheriff's office, the hp and bart police to help fight the rise in crime. san jose police say last night's christmas in the park celebration was marred by the stabbing of a 14-year-old. he is in the hospital, expecting to survive cuts to his chest and arms. it's highly unusual for violence to occur at christmas in the park that attacks half a million visitors each year, and they
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believe the injury to the boy is gang related and they are looking for three suspects. in san francisco officers say five men, at least one of them armed, terrorized people in a home invasion. it happened on 31 avenue between geary boulevard and lament street. a neighbor said he heard screams coming from the house. by the time officers arrived the men were gone and they got away with a number of items from the house. >> an armed man police say took too women hostage was caught by police. there was smoke of a concussion grenade fired by police into a jack in the box yesterday. very dramatic. a hostage was rushed to safety by police. the gunman's condition unknown. the incident began at 12:30 when police received a call after robbery in progress. a four hour standoff resulted. the other hostage was also
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safely released. in concord a grocery store will be open today after being forced to close last night because of a small chemical smell. it happened at the mood max on monument boulevard. the fire department got a call around 4:30 yesterday afternoon about people who said their eyes were burning and they were having trouble breathing. >> of the 20 people treated at the scene no one wanted to be france ported so they were all treated and released. it went away. >> no word on what caused the ness den. the man who is charged with the missing morgan hill teenager is scheduled to return to court tomorrow to face additional kidnapping charges. they are connected to three 2009 incidents investigators say happen when they say mr. torres was 17 years old. one involved a stun gun.
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torres was arrested in may for the murder based on dna evidence. last night a fundraiser was held to support ongoing efforts to find her. the ice skate event took place at sharks ice. organizers are still holding out hope for lamar's safe return. she vanished back on march 16th while walking from home to her school bus stop. the union city woman convicted of killing nursing student lee will be sentenced tomorrow. the sentence will require her to spend a minimum of 25 years in prison after an alameda county jury quirked her of first-degree murder. the nursing student went missing in may of last year and then her body was found in a remote canyon. prosecutors say esteban killed her in a rage over esteban's
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ex-boyfriend. coming up, in egypt the changes the embattled president says he will make but will it be enough to ease tension. and people worry about the health of former president nelson mandela a day after he was hospitalized. ♪ we were skipping stones and letting go ♪ ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients, from nature valley. ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars, nature at its most delicious.
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san burn dino police are investigating the shoot of course a student by police. the officers were called to an off-campus dormatory about a disturbance. investigators say they confronted a male student in the dorm hallway and that he put up a fight. police say they shot him when
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they feared for their own safety. one officer was checked at a hospital for gone life-threatening injuries. and a person conducted by the taliban in afghanistan was arrested. officials tell abc news it was a special operations rescue. no americans died in the raid. several taliban were killed. joseph was beaten severely and he will be rejoining his family. no word on why he was abducted. in egypt president mohamed morsi is listening and will agree to rescind some of the powers he granted himself. his extra powers were scheduled to expire this week anyway, the same date a vote would be held for a new constitution.
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protesters don't want morsi removed from office but say his power grab is not the way a democracy should be run. >> i'm not accepting all the new decisions by the president morsi, and we want more equality for all egyptians, not just the muslim brotherhood. >> the muslim brotherhood is morsi's political power. he granted himself power to declare emergency laws and to not be accountable to the judiciary. venezuelan president hugo chavez will undergo surgery for cancer for the third time. chavez says he will go to cuba today for surgery. he had virgin for an unspecified type of pelvic cancer. in february he had surgery again for a tumor in the same area. he won re-election back in october. former south african president nelson mandela is said
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to be comfortable had and in good care in a hospital. south african president jacob zuma visited the 94-year-old mandela who is undergoing tests for an undisclosed condition. last year he was hospitalized for a respiratory infection. mandela became president of south africa in 1994 after spending 27 years in prison while fighting racist white rulers. the stalemate over the fiscal cliff-hanger is the topic this morning on abc's" this week." they discuss another week of talks but failed to reach a compromise in tax cuts. huge cuts and increases kick in the 1st of the year if they don't make a deal. don't nice at 8:00 this morning on abc7. right here right now is meteorologist lisa argen with a preview of the accuweather
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forecast. >> we do have a veil of some higher clouds out there. we are seeing less fog, as well. temperatures mainly in the 40s. we will talk about how much sun if we are going to see the warmup, how long it will last, that's straight ahead. >> and there's another
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>> welcome back, everyone. thanks for getting up early and watching the abc sunday morning news. here's a live look at the golden gate bridge. today on either side of the span, the immediate side of the span, it will number the low 60s. that means in marin county and in san francisco. and so says meteorologist lisa argen who is sitting here right now to talk about what the weather will be like where you live. it's been pleasant after the rainy storm we had last time. >> and we will warm up more today. we had a high clouds yesterday, and mid-60s today common around the bay. starting out a little warmer in some areas due to the veil of thin high clouds around the bay and a wind shift as high pressure builds on in over the bay area. and that's going to allow for a sub continuance, as we call it,
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and warming under the ridge and offshore flow. it is clear with the live hd. we are tracking a system that will come midweek and that will provide showers. it is a cold system so snow levels are going to lower around the bay but not a lot of moisture. right now it's cool. 36 in napa. we have 39 in concord. take a look at livermore. and mid-40s along the coast. some areas pretty chilly out there. as you look at the 24 hour temperature change, places like fremont and livermore significantly milder this morning. a degree of cooling in napa, but that's the anomaly. otherwise we are look at temperatures mainly a little warmer as you step on out. and this afternoon we are going to look for warmer conditions. this will last right on through tomorrow. not much in the way of fog. yesterday we had the east win
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that keeps us cool with the wind transported from the delta but today the wind is backing off that will allow for the warm yu. than backs off and by tuesday more of an on shore push. we are talking about cool days and some showers headed our way by midweek. here's the area of high pressure. you see the rotation of the clouds over this big ridge. you have a trough along suggest everyone california. and that makes up a pretty mild afternoon from north to south. in fact there's a fire danger in southern california around san diego while we will enjoy more sunshine today as the highs continue to build and we get the north winds. as we fast forward into the we hours of wednesday morning, there's a storm system coming in from the north and this is going to spread cooler air, not a whole lot of moisture associated with it, and temperatures will drop significantly. so back to today with the warmer weather. 60s and 70s common around the bay. in fact even in fresno where
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usually it's pretty darn cool this time of year, low 60s. plenty of fog to start out. low #* 70s for los angeles. take a look at these numbers. five or seven degrees above average. 63 downtown today, one of the cooler locations. otherwise we are talking mid-60s in oakland, san jose 65, 64 livermore and 65 in santa rosa. down by the monterey bay there is plenty of cloud cover right now but by the afternoon talking warmup with 66 in salinas and 64 gilroy. tomorrow to start the work week, very little change. here comes the cool down with more clouds and perhaps more rain by the overnight hours and more scattered showers on wednesday into thursday. look at the numbers drop a good ten degrees. maybe we will look for a dry day friday but looks like the weekend could be wet again. we will have to see as it gets closer. >> keep an eye on that.
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thank you, lisa. the 49ers play the miami dolphins this afternoon at candlestick park. the niners are teaming up with operation dream, a local nonprofit to collect toys for needy children. you can bring a new unwrapped toy but no toy guns or weapons for obvious security reasons. cash will also be accepted. volunteers will have collection buckets this the parking lot near stadium entrances. next weekend dela salle high school will go for the state title for the fourth year in a row after blowing out folsom high last night in sacramento. here's mike shumann with the highlights in this morning's sports. >> good morning. kickoff with a little high school football. dela salle faced off against
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folsom. four minutes in. punches it in from three yards out. 7-0, spartans. fourth and goal, and the lefty finds buckley in the end zone. 28-7 at the half. third quarter, again, bowls his way into the end zone. third td of the game. 35-7. route is not over. john had two tds in the game. this one a 25-yard run splitting the defense. spartans with six rushing touchdowns. dela salle cruises to a 49-15 victory. the heisman trophy was handed out yesterday in new york for the best lay -- player in the land. there were three finalists. the winner is. >> and now, the 2012 winner of the heisman memorial trophy is johnny manzel. >> the drama.
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johnny manzel accounted for 4700 yards this year for texas a&m. he led them to a 10-2 record including an upset of then a top-ranked alabama. manzel becomes the first freshman ever to win the heisman. >> to be invite into this fraternity, what a pleasure it really is. i would like to start by thanking the heisman trust and everyone who made the weekend possible. when a great experience was it to meet the people i have, mantai and collin, not only great football players but great guys off the field as well. >> now known as johnny heisman. >> and bowl season kicks off next week. regular season wrapped up yesterday. the army-navy game works of the fiercest rivalries in football. this is a love hate rivalry. both love when they defend our country but not in the game. 12-7, mid-ship men. the army, 11-yard run ties the
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game at 7. under five minutes to go. army up three. navy quarterback scoots to the corner. reynolds threw for 140 yards, ran for 30, 17-1, navy. army driving. 13-yard line, mints and the fumble from the quarterback." mid-ship men recover, crushing army. they have lost 11 straight to navy, 17-13 the final. navy will face arizona state in san francisco on december 27ing. all right, warriors currently on a seven-game road trip and with last night's win in washington they have won their first three away from home on the trip. david lee to steph curry. a courtside sprint but it didn't slow him down. he drains the three. curry 22 points. scary moment in the fourth. curry gets his left knee knocked. he would come uplifting but breathe easy, warror fans, he came back later in the game. but golden state had a strong
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performance by klay thompson. 23 points. warriors up 6. lee, back-to-back double-doubles. 17 rebounds, this guy is so solid. 101-97, the final. this is the first time they have won the first three games an road trip since 2003. niners hosting the doll minutes. those highlights at five. i'm mike shumann. have a great day. >> for the second straight week another tragedy in the nfl. a player with the dollars cowboys faces manslaughter charges after a car accident kills a teammate. how will it affect the game scheduled to begin in a few hours. >> and i'm nannette sacramento
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an nfl player. abc news reporter chuck southeast son has the details. >> early saturday morning josh brent was speeding on a service road in a dallas suburb when his car hit a curb and flipped. >> when our officers arrived on scene, mr. brent was removing or dragging mr. brown from the vehicle. i should also point out that the vehicle actually did catch on fire. >> the passenger, brent's cowboys's teammate, 25-year-old jerry brown, was pronounced dead at the hospital. brent was initially arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after failing a sobriety test and of a brown died the charge was updated to intoxication manslaughter. cowboys owner jerry jones issued a statement saying we are deeply sad end by the news of this accident and the passing of jerry brown. at this time our hearts and prayers and deepest sympathies are with the members of jerry's family and all of those who knew him and loved him. incident comes one week after
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kansas city chief's linebacker killed his girlfriend and then took his own life at the team's practice facility. a newly released video taken hours before the murder-suicide showed police responding to a 911 call and finding belcher pass the out in his bentley after reportedly being out drinking with another woman. brent is being held without bond. the cowboys will play cincinnati sunday as scheduled. abc news, new york. >> state lawmakers are deciding how to dole out money to help schools become more energy efficient. capitolled correspondent nannette miranda has more on what's happening. >> we want to be first in line, somehow, some way. >> this principal is pleading his case to give his campus some of the new energy retrofit money. 73% of the schools are more than 25 years old and in need of the funding badly to upgrade or
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replace windows, in efficient lighting and old air conditioning and heating systems. >> if we can look at energy efficient sis then you are having year over year over year and in the long run you will have more money available for those things you need. >> the costs are staggering. more than 10,000 public schools in california together spend $700 million a year on energy. that's how much they spend on all books and supplies. thanks to voters who overwhelmingly approved proposition 39 last month, disadvantaged schools will now be able to pay for energy retro fits. proposition 39 closes a tax loophole that mostly benefited out-of-state corporations. it's a billion dollars a year funding boost for the state. half goes to the general fund and the other half to the energy needs of schools which could mean no more putty around the window sil. >> the old putty has been there forever. >> or single pain windows that make the classrooms saunas in
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the summer and freezers in the winter. it hinders learning. >> as kids go from classroom to classroom they experience the same situation and after three or four hours of that it's hard for them to focus. >> lawmakers just introduced measures to get project moneys out the door by next summer. retrofitting is expected to cut energy costs at least 30%. >> we want to give them great, new energy efficiency and clean energy technologies and bring our schools up to the 21st century. when the upgrading is done, the $4 billion goes to the state's general fund. in sacramento, nannette miranda, abc7 news. officials are hoping san francisco cable cars will be running today without any more problems. a series of glitches forced closers the past two days. service was shut down friday and after repairs were made to the cables service resumed yesterday morning. but then around 8:30 the powell mason and powell high lines went
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down. the mta is blaming equipment issues for both disruptions. the south korean rap sensation responsible for the viral video but now he's facing anger over his performance of a song against the iraq war. we have the story. >> call it controversy his style. long before his youtube hit sparked a nationwide dance craze, he performed at a politically charged consent in 2004 with sentiment running high after a korean was killed in iraq. he sang singing the offensive words. >> if you were sitting around making up horrible things that a pop star could say that would get them in trouble, you would have a hard time come up with
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worse words than that. >> many are reacting with fury. he shouldn't be able to headline the concert in washington on sunday. >> this isn't the first time a famous artist has quoted a political controversy. >> but this is different. his youtube video is the most watched of all-time. it was social media that helped make his career and now it's social media that could break it. >> even after he apologized sag the song was a deeply emotional reaction and he will forever be sorry for any pain it caused, youtube still has s saying he hates america. good morning america will have more coming up at 7:00. in southern california a dead whale has been towed out to sea after rotting on a beach for nearly a week. the 40-foot long whale washed up monday on a beach in malibu.
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the beach was privately owned so the local government agencies refused to remove the decomposing dark cuss so yesterday the local homeowners associate hired a tugboat to tow the whale about 20 miles from shore. coming up next, a story you will only see on abc7 news. the new mobile app that could make your search for parking easier just in time for your holiday parking. and here's a live look from our emeryville cam looking toward the city. the gorgeous weather that we've been enjoying lately will continue, at least for the first half of the week. lisa argen will have your forecast in just a few minutes.
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>> welcome back, everyone. it's 5:39 on this early sunday morning. thank you for waking up early birds and joining the abc7 sunday morning news. this is a live look from our camera in san jose. in that city, 50 and cloudy right now. it's going to climb up to 65 and be sunny a little later on. finding a parking spot in downtown san mateo could now be a little easier if you download a new free smartphone app. abc7 news reporter jonathan bloom has more on how some bay area cities are teaming up with tech companies to make life easier for drivers. >> it's lunchtime in downtown san mateo. drivers inch along bumper to bumper searching for parking. >> ucla did a study and estimated that people spend about 15 to 20 minutes on average looking for a place to park. >> that's why kill will's
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company street lean spent years developing this censor. it detectives if a parking space is empty. san francisco started installing them two years ago and now san mateo has partnered with cisco to roll them out along with a free mobile map called parker. >> it's not they can't find parking, eats simply they don't know where it is. >> parking ahead. >> it's makers say it could reduce traffic. >> when you can take people's parking time from 20 minutes to 5 minutes, you are going to dramatically reduce the number of cars on the street. >> city officials think it's a good investment for taxpayers. >> it's much cheaper to efficiently manage your existing parking inventory than building new spaces and new facilities. installing one of these is as simple as drilling a hole and dropping it in. they are wireless but unlike your cell own the batly life in these are measured in years, not hours. >> that's why cisco said this is
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just the beginning. they see cities becoming more liveable by putting the sensors on every piece of infrastructure. >> all of the things to be connected. >> and street line has big plans of its own. soon building smart radar directly into cars and navigation systems. >> once you get to your defend makes you can't leave your car in the middle of the street. you have to put it in a parking spot so we are hoping to help with that. >> parking nearby. >> in san mateo, abc news. >> lisa talking weather, and, wow, we've had some very nice weather. >> yes. you know, if you like it sunny and mild, carolyn, the numbers going up today. in fact, this morning already not as chilly as yesterday. 45 at sfo, 50 downtown. this is our roof camera. we are going for a high of 63. five degrees above the average. and all bay area neighborhoods will follow. the details coming up.
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>> thank, you lisa. we need to balance it off with rain and when it rains abc7 news knows where it will come down first. we will show you how live doppler 7hd can scan hundreds of miles in seconds and pick up even a trace of precipitation in your neighborhood. and 7 on your side's michael finney helps a bay area couple forced to take a tour of here you go little man.
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>> did you know abc7 news has the fastest weather tracking system?
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take a look at live doppler 7hd. our morning meteorologist tells us how it will keep your family safe during our severe weather season. >> winter is officially two weeks away. the rainy season is already here. abc7 news is the best place to track it. abc7 news has the strongest, fastest, most powerful storm tracking system in northern california. from sky 7hd you can see our exclusive live 7hd high above the mountain. it's farther west than any other doppler radar in the bay area. the national weather service's doppler is more than 100 miles south in the santa cruz mountains. together we track the storms as they move through the bay area. when rain is approaching. abc7 knows who will be impacted first. live doppler 7hd is so powerful it can scan hundreds of miles in seconds and pick up even a trace of precipitation in your neighborhood.
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the national weather service predicts a dryer and warmer than average winter in california because of the el nino. that's when the pacific ocean near the equator rises slightly during a three month period. the warmer the water, the higher the chance of rain in the bay area. as the doppler tracks rain in the bay area we are able to tell you how it turns to snow? the sierra. condition of skiers have been great this time of the year. some ski resorts opened last month and have already seen three feet of snow. regardless of where you live, when severe weather threatens your neighborhood, live doppler 7hd is your best source on air. on line and on your mobile device. >> we will check out live doppler 7hd. >> with the most experienced weather team and the power of live doppler 7hd, we keep you safe. i'll see you tomorrow morning from 4:30 to 7:00 a.m. with the latest from live doppler 7hd.
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>> and so the next time we might get some rain where we really need to pinpoint it like that is later this week perhaps? >> that's right. in fact, before then we are looking at a warmup. it started yesterday in some parts of the bay area. as we head outside now it's windy. you see from our camera here shaking on top, and we are look at those northerly winds taking over at the surface already. that's inhibiting the fog development out there. later on today the north winds allowing for temperatures to climb into the 60s all throughout the day. so live doppler 7hd not picking up any precipitation right now. in fact, we are dry. and the winds, with that offshore component, inhibiting that fog development. will we do have a then veil of higher clouds around and that's what's keeping the temperatures up from the upper 40s to about 50. san jose, san francisco. 46 in half moon bay with a cool 36 in napa. got upper 30s again in
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concord, but overall the warming has begun from livermore to fremont. temperatures have not been allowed to drop. and, in fact, we are looking at about nine degrees warmer at the coast this morning. so as you head on out, certainly chilly and with a few areas of fog this morning with looks like basically much of that confined in the san joaquin valley and through the delta. in fact where we usually get that eacherly breeze and that fog, that is being shut off by a northeasterly win. the next couple days featuring warmer weather today and tomorrow and the cool down coming our way on tuesday as the wind shifts to an on shore component and the rain arrives by thursday. here's a look at the numbers today. everyone in the 60s. mid-60s. san francisco only has 63, but still with your average high at 58, that's five degrees above average. north end of the bay, 8 degrees above the average, as well as oakland from 65. you average 67. so notice that the numbers today
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and tomorrow really are going to stay this way. in fact, we could see a couple 70-degree readings by monday. so here's the setup. we have high pressure off the coast, about you it tense to build into the eastern pacific, and as it does, that's our wind shift. we are looking at the trough. an area of low pressure in southern california. so as the high and the low get set in these positions, that is allowing for sunshine and warmer conditions. here's a look at what you can expect overnight tuesday night into wednesday and that's the beginning of a system moving in from the north. that's a colder system. not a lot of moisture associated it. but it will bring the temperatures down a good ten degrees. today with plenty of 60s from sacramento to fresno, 70s in palm springs. a warmer day for most and we will look for numbers around the bay. low 60s for vallejo. 62 richmond, and mid-60s for santa rosa, san jose and
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livermore at 64. cloudy skies around the monterey bay right now. if you are headed down to watsonville, no day there with the tree lighting later this afternoon. numbers should be in the low 60s and the sunset sunday celebration, and, of course, the 49ers today in the mid-60s, under plenty of sunshine. another nice day tomorrow. cooling tuesday and rain, scattered showers we will call it wednesday and could linger into thursday and maybe rain into next weekend. if we do so that it looks like colder systems and that could bring more sierra snow. we will see. >> i know they would love it up there. thank you, lisa. if you are traveling, eats usually good advice to take underwear and toiletries in your carry on in case your luggage gets lots. that's usually good advice. here's michael finney with problem involved. >> if you ask me what to pack in the carry on bags, i would say those things you can't do without. good advice usually.
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but on this flight that normally good advice went awry. >> sandy is showing us her usual drill. she travels widely and always takes a carry-on with the must-have item. on a trip to italy things got off to a rocky start for season and her husband. >> we were told when we first got on the bag before we got on the plane the overhead bins were full so you must check your carry-on, so we did. >> then what happened. >> we got to rome and it wasn't there. >> they took in the sites and sounds of italy but without underwear, of course, so they bought new. when their luggage finally arrived, they went to pick it up. >> we had to go to naples to pick it up. and that was probably an hour ride on the bus from where we were. then we had to take a cab from the airport in nap else --
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naples to the train station in rome. it happens so she put in a bill for her costs. >> underwear, a sweater, a jacket, and we had to buy a bus ticket from there to the naples airport and cab fair to the train station. >> and what did she bill the airline? less than $70. >> it didn't come, it didn't come, it didn't come, so finally i decided, okay, 7 on your side is going to be my way of getting my money back. so i did contact 7 on your side and i was called back. he contacted the airlines and finally five months later i finally got a check. >> we were happy to make contact and sandy was happy to have her money. she says it wasn't all that much. still, she had a rightful claim. >> it wasn't that much, but it was, you know, the principle of it. i would definitely, if i had a
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problem, contact you be again. >> if you have a consumer problem, let me know about it. go to abc7news.com. i'm michael finney, 7 on your side. up next the holiday season is here and fedex is getting ready for the busiest shipping day in its history. we will tell you how many pa
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and why we use only natural colors and natural flavors in yoplait original. so, anything else we can do for you, let us know. but you'll keep it to yogurt, right? 'cause we shouldn't really help with your love life. yoplait. it is so good! >> shipping companies expect to hit new volume records this holiday season. fedex predicts tomorrow will be the busiest day in company history. fedex expects to move 19 million packages tomorrow alone. and that's more than double the typical day's volume. for the period between thanksgiving and christmas, fedex says it's going to deliver some 280 million packages, and that's 13% more than last year. by the way, if you are trying to get those packages out, fedex says december 22nd is the last day to send packages
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in time for christmas delivery. and it's not all about christmas. tonight the jewish community celebrates the second day of hanukkah. last night in san francisco's union square, a huge crowd saw the lighting of the first candle on a 25-foot ma -- menorah. the second candle will be lit at 4:30 this afternoon at union square. hanukkah celebrates the victory of an outnumbered jewish army over the syrians in the second century bc. coming up next, growing safety concerns in oakland after three murders in a 24 hour span. and a charity known for collecting donations during the holidays is at the center of a controversy in berkeley.
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>> in the news this sunday morning, december 9, three murders in less than 24 hours in oakland, fueling a growing concern about safety. and the salvation army is at the center of a controversy at u.c. berkeley.

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